Piper was afraid
Poem about a huge dog who never goes out because he is too afraid.
The Block Tower
A poem about the building of a tower cleverly reveals how the form of a poem can match its subject, in this case that patience and persistence matter.
We Landlubbers Sail the Sea
Poem about kids’ adventures sailing with a sailor called Ben
Micheleen Emmett O’Shea
A young girl’s chance encounter with a leprechaun leads her to understanding that there are many things in life better than gold!
A girl recounts her fond memories of beautiful hummingbirds in her grandmother’s garden and includes a poem entitled “The Hummingbird” paying tribute to them.
The Night After Christmas
In this poem also by Clement Clarke Moore, we hear about a different visitor on the night AFTER Christmas!
‘Twas the night before Christmas
The famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore about one Christmas eve and the arrival of you-know-who down the chimney.
The Pump that could not Sump
A poem. About a flood. In a house. Oh dear.
On Bicycles Built for Two
Lovely poem about the delight of a magical family bike ride on tandems together.
Ever wondered what happens when two dragons get married? Find out with this poem.
A poem about making a playground for mice, who have lots of fun in it and even the Fairy Queen herself comes to visit.